The case for investment into the multifamily sector in Japan has continued to firm over the past few years, with population growth into central Tokyo, high job security and early signs of wage growth all supporting an improvement in occupancy rates to 97% (Tokyo 23 wards).
JLL’s Q2 U.S. Multifamily Outlook reports that Silicon Valley and other Western regions have seen annual rent growth gains between 5.8 and 6.3 percent.
China’s influence on Hong Kong’s residential property market looks likely to remain firm into the future
U.S. real estate developer and investor Greystar has attracted US$450 million for its China-focused rental housing fund.
A recent deal underscores institutional investor confidence in the country’s real estate market.
If current trade tensions worsen, and the stock market continues to slide, house prices will suffer.